Egypt looks nothing like the promised heaven of stability and cohesiveness. Scores of Egyptians have been murdered by an ever more rampant police, sentenced to death in kangaroo courts, or jailed in the most inhumane conditions where torture is routine. Dissent is not tolerated, with the media and the press reduced to the role of state propagandists singing the General's praises and parroting his words.
The May 16-17 weekend proved to be among the most controversial periods in President Sisi's nearly two-year rule, with Egypt's Mubarak era-judiciary issuing three highly symbolic decisions against the country's various opposition groups.
What's new in Egypt? Plenty and that which is not new will always inspire. The Sphinx awed Napoleon and it certainly still leaves me in awe...every visit.
The equation is clear and simple to understand. The security of Egypt has an effect on the security of Israel. And the security of both Egypt and Israel has a huge impact of the stability of the entire Middle East region.
CAIRO (RNS) There’s a lot anyone can learn from Jehane Noujaim’s Oscar-nominated documentary “The Square,” an examination
Western diplomats say he had resisted running for president until recently, fearful that managing Egypt's multitude of problems
In this week's issue, we put the spotlight on Egypt, where things feel disturbingly similar to the way they were before the Arab Spring.
Morsi said that while in detention, he had only met with European Union Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton, an EU delegation
The Egyptian military's reasoning behind the tunnel and border closures is simple: Hamas and other militants in the Gaza Strip are assisting supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in waging a campaign of terrorism against the state.
And in Alexandria, around 1,000 demonstrators backing Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood blocked the Corniche, the main road